Baruch Performing Arts Center
How can we all better support local and international artists in their vital work on the front lines of social change? ArtsLink Assembly advocates for local and international engagement, offers challenging examples, explores significant questions, and proposes new thinking. Most of all, ArtsLink Assembly seeks to inspire us all to renewed energy and action.
Speakers include leading artists in the field of social practice and key figures in cultural policy, philanthropy, and social justice featuring Amy Goodman, Democracy Now!; For Freedoms (Hank Willis Thomas and Eric Gottesman, USA); Forensic Architecture, UK; Shahpour Pouyan, Iran/USA; Jonathan Slaght, Wildlife Conservation Society, Russia and N.E. Asia; Michelle Coffey, Lambent Foundation, USA; Khaled Barakeh, Syria/Germany; Frances Negron-Muntaner & Sarabel Santos Negron, Puerto Rico/USA; Geoff Trenchard, New Sanctuary Coalition, USA; and Thomas Nail, author of Theory of the Border, University of Denver, CO, among others.
Ecology, social inequality, cultural mobility, rising nationalism, forced migration, and cultural reconstruction will be in focus.
The event will be livestreamed here:
The Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard honored Goodman with the 2014 I.F. Stone Medal for Journalistic Independence Lifetime Achievement Award....